Ione E. Whitburn, 94, passed away on Sunday April 13, 2008 at the Bishop Noa Home.
Ione was born on January 20, 1914 in Marinette, WI, the daughter of William and Marie (Steberl) Girard. Ione was united in marriage to Wilbur Whitburn on April 29, 1939 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Escanaba. They made their home in Escanaba where they raised their children.
Ione received her Associates Degree from Bay De Noc College in Escanaba in 1979. She had worked for Lauerman